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Table 4 Concentrations of SCFAs in the caecal and colonic digestae of NBW and IUGR pigsa

From: Intrauterine growth restriction alters nutrient metabolism in the intestine of porcine offspring

Index Cecum Cecum
NBW IUGR P- value NBW IUGR P- value
Acetate, mg/kg 3767.4 ± 378.0 4414.4 ± 371.5 0.02 4340.1 ± 473.1 4574.2 ± 342.3 0.65
Propionate, mg/kg 2529.4 ± 203.8 3116.8 ± 197.1 0.01 2142.8 ± 171.0 2500.5 ± 160.0 0.03
Butyrate, mg/kg 1153.2 ± 229.6 1346.1 ± 162.0 0.04 1351.7 ± 186.8 1287.4 ± 161.4 0.52
  1. aNBW normal birth weight, IUGR intrauterine growth restriction. Values are means ± SE, n = 12